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By dbruce57 ·
I am taking over the position of Network Admin for a company with a small LAN. Part of my obligation is to determine what hardware stays and what goes. There is a computer that is not in use and running Windows 2000 Server. The previous Administator did not leave the password for this machine and cannot be reached.
Is there a password discover software anyone knows about that can help with this issue?

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TR members do not assist with password recovery.

by cmiller5400 In reply to Forgotten Software

The members of TechRepublic - A Resource for IT Professionals, will not assist anyone in the recovery of lost passwords. You may have a legitimate reason to recover a password. However, we cannot verify your motives and will therefore not assist anyone in what may be an attempt at gaining unauthorized access to a computer system. Due to the open nature of this forum, any assistance given to help circumvent security measures, even for legitimate purposes, would be available for unscrupulous individuals to use for illegitimate purposes. This is a risk that we the members of TechRepublic will not take. Please do not ask questions of this nature on TechRepublic.

If you have a legitimate need to circumvent a password scheme, please contact the vendor for the software / hardware and request their assistance. E.g. Windows XP password recovery issues should be taken up with Microsoft's technical support, Phoenix BIOS password recovery issues should be taken up with Phoenix Technologies, etc.. To those viewing this post: Please DO NOT respond any further to this thread.

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